Home Science & Technology Setting up your new Android phone just got a whole lot easier

Setting up your new Android phone just got a whole lot easier


Google is working on an extension A quick couple technology to help Android users customize their new phones.

Although Fast Pair is currently focused on connecting phones to headphones and smartwatches, but 9to5Google noticed that it will be activated soon if you update your phone.

After digging into the Fast Pair APK, the site found evidence that the feature could soon be activated on an existing device if it detects an unactivated Android handset.

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From now on, users can go through the steps of transferring their data and settings to their new Android phone. Currently, users scan a QR code with their new Android phone to start the transfer process or download an app like Samsung Smart Switch. This should simplify the process a bit.

The APK also offers evidence that Google could launch the feature in time for the Samsung Galaxy S23 series, which is set to be announced in a week at the Samsung Unpacked event.

A few lines of code in the APK say:

Customize the Galaxy S23 Ultra
To get started, you’ll scan the QR code displayed on your new device

Fast Pair is an essential tool for Android users when it comes to syncing devices like Pixel phones with Pixel Watch or Pixel Buds. The technology will soon be extended to accessories such as tracking tags, stylus pens and built-in support for Matter smart home devices. However, there are many opportunities to enable the smartphone experience.

Google describes this feature as follows: “Google Fast Pair Service (GFPS) uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to detect nearby Bluetooth devices without draining a significant amount of the phone’s battery, enabling “magical” scenarios based on device proximity.”

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